This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 16 °C Tuesday 17 September, 2019

13 problems only insomniacs will understand

Shout out to anyone who’s become convinced they’re a terrible person at 3am.

1. Wondering what’s wrong with you

Source: Alyssa L. Miller

2. Calculating exactly how many minutes’ sleep you’d get if you became unconscious right at that moment

Source: Foodie In Disguise

3. Your thoughts getting a bit… weird

Source: daBinsi

4. Feeling more alone than you’ve ever felt in your life

Source: markcbrennan

5. Becoming inexplicably angry at anyone who is asleep, up to and including your own partner

Source: Mulling It Over

6. All that thinking you need to do? Now is a good time.

Source: inspector_81

7. Thinking about… whatever

Source: JuditK

8. Considering all the terrible errors you’ve made in your life to date

Source: Schmirn

Source: Carlos Martz

9. And drawing conclusions from this

Source: virginsuicide photography

10. Becoming obsessed with the arrangement of your bedclothes/bedroom/home

Source: Fire At Will

11. Just becoming obsessive, really

Source: Martika G

12. Not being able to sleep because you’re too busy worrying about not getting enough sleep

Source: Jayel Aheram

Source: Alyssa L. Miller

13. And finally, Twitter.

Source: Martika G

Need some more mortifying incidents to worry about while not sleeping? Try these:

Watch in horror as reporter swallows her own snot live on air>

Woman accidentally becomes Glasgow’s ’87th most popular attraction’>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Michael Freeman

Read next: